While many in Kerry are decrying the so-called poaching of the county’s top GAA players by Aussie Rules clubs, teenage AFL hopeful Stefan Okunbor insists that even the slightest chance to reach his athletic optimum and play sport professionally is too much of a lure to turn his back on.
This Thursday evening Castleknock play in their first senior football semi-final. Formed in 1998, they truly are the nouveau riche of Dublin GAA. Their story is a heartening one, their defiance to make their presence felt in west Dublin all the more impressive with the mammoth St Brigid’s for company.
Good Counsel, New Ross 2-12 Dublin South 0-1: Leinster Post Primary Hurling: Good Counsel, New Ross laid the foundation for victory over Dublin South in the opening half of this Leinster Post Primary SHC A quarter-final at Pairc Ui Bhriain, Carlow, courtesy of two goals from Bob Whitty.
Sligo 1-13 GMIT 0-08: Veteran forward Mark Breheny scored 1-5 as Sligo secured their first win under new boss Niall Carew thanks to an improved second-half display against plucky GMIT in an entertaining FBD Connacht League Section ‘B’ fixture at Collooney’s Connolly Park.